Special olympics kansas fall fishing challenge

fishing day – october 10

Join us for a fun morning of fishing on October 10th. No experience or equipment needed. This is open to first time fishers all the way through experienced anglers. Equipment will be available for any athlete needing it. We will have volunteers on-site to assist with all levels. All attendees will receive a prize for attending and awards will be given out for various categories.

virtual fishing tournament

Special Olympics Kansas is excited to offer our athletes the opportunity to compete in a virtual fishing competition! The competition is a safe way to fish and compete against your friends and peers from across the state.

Train and compete from home and submit your scores online for a chance to win. Shout-out to Special Olympics Iowa for this idea!

Sandra J Shaw Community Health Park
110 Maine St
Lawrence, KS
El Dorado Lake
Goose Cove Area
El Dorado, KS
Compete: October 10 – 18
Scores due: October 19
Awards: October 23
Best Selfie with a Fish
Biggest Fish Caught
Longest Fish Caught
Most Different Species
Most Fish Caught

Participates Code of Conduct and Risk Assessment Form – We are requiring all athletes, coaches and volunteers to complete the Participates Code of Conduct  and Risk Assessment Form (attached).  Please have the athletes complete the form prior to participating and return the completed forms to your Regional Director.

Virtual Fishing Tournament

Choose Your Events

Check out the Virtual Fishing Tournament events. You can choose to do all the events or just your favorites.

Go Fishing

As you fish, be sure to keep track of the fish you have caught, because you will need to submit final scores by Monday, October 19.

Submit Your Scores

Be sure to have all of your scores submitted by Monday, October 19.


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